Chicago, Illinois

20 North Clark Street, Suite 800
Chicago, Illinois 60602-4101

Phone: 312.998.4240
Fax: 312.998.4245

Overview

Our Chicago office is home to a talented group of legal professionals with full-service capabilities. We represent numerous clients who call Chicago home or have offices or operations here, including companies in the health care, manufacturing, chemicals, agricultural products, financial services, telecommunications, transportation, retail and media industries.

Our collaborative approach to service enables us to address any business or legal issue facing a broad range of companies, and our Chicago-based attorneys have proven experience handling complex, high-profile litigation for clients in the health care and financial sectors. We provide our clients with a national platform of resources combined with specialized practices across many discrete areas of law, including:

  • Antitrust and White-Collar Crime
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Transactions & Securities
  • Early Stage & Emerging Companies
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Government Enforcement Proceedings
  • Health Care
  • Investment Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Privacy & Security
  • Real Estate

Our lawyers have handled numerous cases brought under the federal and state false claims acts at both the trial and appellate court level and have conducted comprehensive internal investigations for large corporate clients in various industries. They frequently litigate claims involving fraud, breach of contract and other business disputes. Our lawyers also represent individuals in both civil and criminal matters.

Our Chicago-based white-collar crime attorneys focus on advising senior management and boards of directors on best practices for compliance with U.S. and international legal requirements and regulations and the consequences of law enforcement inquiries. They advise on compliance policies and procedures and internal controls and represent clients’ interests in government investigations and enforcement actions.

Our Chicago-based attorneys are recognized for their leadership and outstanding service by publications including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, IFLR 1000, Illinois Super Lawyers and Chicago Lawyer.

Chicago is a diverse and global economic epicenter, and our firm is dedicated to maintaining a work environment built on principles of mutual respect, teamwork and diversity. Our firmwide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiative and Spotlight on WomenTM program offer mentoring and outreach to individuals within and outside the firm to provide networking opportunities and interaction with community leaders.

Community Involvement

Thompson Hine is committed to all the communities in which we practice, and Chicago is no exception. Our lawyers and staff are involved in civic and charitable organizations and events throughout the city and metropolitan area. We serve as leaders for civic and charitable organizations, provide financial support, donate numerous hours of volunteer service and provide pro bono services to hundreds of organizations across all our communities. A partial list of the organizations we support in the Chicago area include:

  • Chicago Bar Foundation Investing in Justice
  • National Immigrant Justice Center
  • Deferred Action Childhood Arrival (DACA)
  • Chicago Pro Bono Engagement Program
  • Swiss American Business Council
  • United Way
  • Junior League of Chicago
  • My Block My Hood My City
About Our City

Incorporated in 1837, Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, with almost 3 million residents. The greater metropolitan area, known as Chicagoland, contains nearly 10 million people in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.

More than 30 Fortune 500 companies call Chicagoland home, and it is a major transportation and distribution center. Chicago has one of the world’s largest and most diversified economies, with key industries including auto manufacturing, biotech, business services, energy, food manufacturing, health services, information technology, manufacturing, medical technology, and plastics and chemicals. With 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space, Chicago's McCormick Place is one of the world’s largest convention and event venues.

Residents and the city’s more than 50 million annual visitors can enjoy a wide variety of cultural institutions, historical sites and museums, along with more than 200 theaters, nearly 200 art galleries, and over 7,000 restaurants. And with more than 500 parks and 26 miles of lakefront that includes 19 miles of bicycle paths and 15 miles of beaches, outdoor enthusiasts can always find an activity that suits them.

Directions

PARKING: Turn right onto Madison Street. There is a parking garage just past the next light (LaSalle St.) on the right side, directly after the CTA bus stop. There is also another parking garage one block west, just past Wells St. on the left.

From I-94 (North of Chicago):

  • Take exit 51C toward Washington Blvd. E/100 N (0.1 miles)
  • Turn left onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.8 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

From IL-394:

  • Keep left to continue on I-94 Express/Interstate 90 Express, follow signs for Interstate 55 S/Interstate 90 W/Interstate 94 W/Ryan Expressway
  • Merge onto I-90 W/I-94 W (1.7 miles)
  • Keep left to stay on I-90 W/I-94 W (1.1 mile)
  • Take exit 51C for Washington Blvd. E (0.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.7 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

From I-57:

  • Take I-57 N and merge onto I-94 W
  • Keep left at the fork to continue on I-94 Expressway (4.9 miles)
  • Keep left to continue on I-94 Express/Interstate 90 Express, follow signs for Interstate 55 S/Interstate 90 W/Interstate 94 W/Ryan Expressway
  • Merge onto I-90 W/I-94 W (1.7 miles)
  • Keep left to stay on I-90 W/I-94 W (1.1 mile)
  • Take exit 51C for Washington Blvd. E (0.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.7 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

From I-55:

  • Take exit 292A for I-90 W/I-94 W toward W. Ryan Expressway/Wisconsin (1.2 miles)
  • Keep right, follow signs for I-90/I-94/Wisconsin/W Ryan Expressway
    (1 mile)
  • Keep left to stay on I-90 W/I-94 W (1.1 mile)
  • Take exit 51C for Washington Blvd. E (0.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.7 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

Coming from Indiana

From I-80/I94:

  • Use the right 3 lanes to take exit 160 for IL-394 S/I-94 W toward Danville/Chicago
  • Keep right at the fork to continue on I-94 towards Chicago
  • Keep left to continue on I-94 Express/I-90 Express, follow signs for
    I-55 S/I-90 W/I-94 W/Ryan Expressway (0.5 miles)
  • Merge onto I-90 W/I-94 w (1.7 miles)
  • Keep left to stay on I-90 W/I-94 W (1.1 mile)
  • Take exit 51C for Washington Blvd. E (0.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.7 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

AIRPORTS

From Midway Airport:

  • Head North, use the middle lane to turn left onto W 55th St (400 feet)
  • Turn right onto S. Cicero Ave. (1.6 miles)
  • Turn right onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expressway ramp to Chicago
    (0.4 miles)
  • Merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expressway (4.4 miles)
  • Take exit 292A for I-90 W/I-94 W toward W. Ryan Expressway/Wisconsin (1.2 miles)
  • Keep right, follow signs for I-90/I-94/Wisconsin/W Ryan Expressway
    (1 mile)
  • Keep left to stay on I-90 W/I-94 W (1.1 mile)
  • Take exit 51C for Washington Blvd. E (0.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.7 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

By Train (“L”):

  • Take the Orange Line (Loop)
  • Exit at the Washington/Wells station
  • Walk 2 blocks east on Washington to Clark St. (toward the lake)
  • Turn right on Clark Street and proceed to 20 N. Clark, which is on the corner at the light

From O’Hare International Airport:

  • Head southwest on I-190 W (100 feet)
  • Take the exit toward Bessie Coleman Dr. (0.4 miles)
  • Turn right onto Bessie Coleman Dr. (0.2 miles)
  • Use the right lane to take I-190 ramp to I-90/Chicago/I-294 (0.2 miles)
  • Merge onto I-190 E (1.9 miles)
  • Keep left to continue toward I-90 E (14 miles)
  • Take exit 51C for Washington Blvd. E (0.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto W. Washington Blvd. (0.7 miles)
  • Turn right onto N. Clark St. (300 feet)

By Train (“L”):

  • Take the Blue Line toward downtown Chicago (Loop)
  • Exit at the Washington St. station
  • Follow signs for Madison St. and exit building onto Madison St.
  • Turn right out of building and proceed to corner (Madison & Clark)
  • Cross street; building is on the Northwest corner